Our Lexicon is an alphabetical list of terms associated with The Akira Concept and living in The Akira State … some terms will be new to you, some will be very familiar, all are worth understanding. If you have worked with us or have any of our workbooks, you will have already started to adopt this language and vocabulary.
What is Essential? Everything matters … choose to have connection to the who, what, where, when, why, and how of all you are doing every day. more >>
A reminder that you always have the power to decide … you always have a choice. more >>
The state of decline or deterioration
The ability we have in the face of difficulty. Remember The Power of Yet.
The process of digestion turns your food into nutrients which are needed to function and survive. Even though eating Kind Food is essential, take a moment to understand the connection between digestion and Vagus Nerve Activity and the postures in Ready, Recover and Reset.
A lack of ease. The opposite of being well.
Being exposed to two opposing forces at the same time, breaking us open to understanding that both can co-exist. Start by Stopping … start and stop.
Ability to manage the ups and downs. Finding balance in the imbalance. Allowing fluidity in all that you are and all that you do.
The lengthening phase of the muscle during contraction. Practice and understand eccentrics in everything you do.
Muscular strength and endurance.
Your heart brain … your feeling brain.
Relates to the discipline of productive and healthful choices you make in processing the spectrum of emotions you encounter in response to your daily experiences … including self-care, relaxation, stress reduction, inner strength, satisfying relationships. more >>
Fueling wellness and contributing to a healthier world with every dollar you spend. more >>
You are always communicating energetically, whether you realize it or not. Everything is energy. more >>
A person who chooses to enjoy life. more >>
A person who chooses to suffer and misses enjoying life. more >>
Where we experience the energy of pure love … love is everything.
Relates to having a powerful respect for your surroundings … where you live, work, and play … taking action to repair and protect the Earth and living in harmony with your environment.
The study of inherited change. Epigenetics literally means “above” or “on top of” genetics.
Doing what is functional. Understanding efficiency. Knowing what you can’t live without. Realizing what is vitally important to you.
A contented state of being, abundantly happy, healthy and prosperous, and shared with others. more >>
Becoming one with nature, a reassuring sense of harmony and connection with the world.
Everything is Connected
A concept that must be understood in order to live in The Akira State.
Simple moves done correctly and with purpose. Small, even tiny morsels of physical activity, that will build your fitness and not deplete your time.
The continuous contraction and relaxation of muscles for prolonged periods.
Wellness Intelligence is all about extension, whether it refers to increasing a joint angle while engaging in Extended Conditioning or when you push yourself out of your comfort zone in order to grow.
A sheet of connective tissue beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses, and separates muscles and other internal organs. It needs your attention and care.
An overall feeling of tiredness or lack of energy. Make Sound Sleep a priority.
Relates to your ability to successfully manage your money … being grateful and satisfied with what you have, and appreciating that every dollar you spend casts a vote for what you want more of in the world.
A powerful analogy we use to inspire you to understand how everything you do really does matter. more >>
Someone who provides movement and exercise instruction. Be your own best expert.
A plan that involves four elements that need to be thought about when creating a balanced workout.
The opposite of embracing challenge and seeing it as an opportunity to learn, grow, discover, and improve. more >>
Decreasing a joint angle while engaging in Extended Conditioning.
The quality and action of being able to change repeatedly and unexpectedly leading to the creation of a balanced way of being … living in The Akira State.
Wisdom-based suggestions and honest information that is given to serve you well as you discover your Wellness Intelligence.
The Akira Concept Foundations are a way to provoke thought as you work on discovering your Wellness Intelligence. They are the groundwork on which all of our trainings, experiences, and advising are built. more >>
The number of training sessions in a given time period. Also, relation to sound.
Efficiently moving your body with proper muscle and joint function, working toward pain-free movement, preventing breakdown, fortifying efforts in building fitness, investing in a healthier body and a more powerful mind.
Simple, efficient, healthy things you do for yourself, resulting in achieving your goals. Always remember to Know Your Why.
The quality of being thankful and a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. more >>
The opposite of a Fixed Mindset. more >>
Someone who provides healthcare treatment and advice based on formal training and experience.
The period of your life spent in good health and a measure of your Wellness Intelligence. Reflect.
Cardiovascular strength and endurance.
The ability to perceive sound by detecting vibration. more >>
Not a piece of fitness equipment, also known as happiness adaptation. Our capacity to return to a stable state in the face of positive or negative life changes.
A learned skill which brings about a higher sense of connection, acceptance, gratitude, appreciation, and love to all you experience in the here and now. more >>
A hug is a non-verbal expression of warmth, love, friendship, affection, sympathy, support and hope when words are insufficient. Take the Hug Challenge. more >>
The process of replacing water in the body … water is essential. more >>
An abnormal state of increased responsiveness.
An abnormal state of decreased responsiveness.
The opposite of atrophy, an increase in the size of your muscle fibres caused by activity.